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tv 11. there is no chance he will overshadow michelle obama, one of the keynote speakers tonight. >> first democrats are taking care of business, including adopting the parti's platform. platform. >> a lot of excitement as delegates get down to business. they have a full evening, capping off with the speech from the first lady. delegates for the democratic convention are making history, adopting the first platform to include same-sex marriage. a move cheered by members of the lgbt caucus. >> folks like you are not going to stand for any less. >> it also takes on the opposition mentioning mitt romney dozens of times by name. but the highlight is the prime time speech by first lady michelle obama. >> you will have a personal perspective on the president, his determination during a challenging time. >> observers say her job is to serve as a character witness to humanize her husband and to explain what he has done in a non-partisan way. >> the things she has going for her is that when she says something, it is not seen as political. >> the president will be watching with his daughter
. first lady michelle obama gets set for center stage at the democratic national convention. >>> gentle giant. hollywood mourns the loss of oscar-nominated actor michael clarke duncan. >> and naughty no more. england's prince harry steps up out for the very first time since his naked romp in vegas. captions paid for by nbc-universal television captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. and today we begin with convention kick-off. the democratic national convention officially begins in charlotte tonight where first lady michelle obama will take the stage and try to convince undecided voters that her husband deserves a second term. nbc's tracie potts joins us live there. she has the details from charlotte. tracie, good morning. >> hi, lynn. behind the stage where it all gets started tonight, the stage where we'll see michelle obama, but not where we'll see the president. he's going to be a few blocks away at the bank of america stadium, one more day of campaigning for him before he arrives to make his case here in charlotte. last night presid
lady michelle obama. with all that ahead of us, let's go to our political team here in charlot charlotte. chuck todd down on the floor with a north carolina delegation. jeff? >> reporter: if the convention was all about presenting mitt romney's softer side, this convention has a different goal for the president. tonight targeting women and hispanics. as workers inside the hall put finishing touches on the convention stage. democrats prepare to appeal to women and hispanics, that favor the president but lack the enthusiasm they had for him four years ago. leading the charge on women, michelle obama. >> are you ready for this? >> reporter: in all, five of the prime time speakers tonight at the convention are women. charged with delivering tonight's official keynote address, julian castro. democrats hope his personal story will resonate with latinos. >> my woman worked very hard so joaquin and i could have a shot in life. >> reporter: castro's twin brother. he's one of six hispanics speaking tonight. while modern conventions are tightly scripted affairs, before this gathering even
michelle obama. >> she will tell the story of what he has done for this country. >> vice president biden arrived today, the president arrives on wednesday. also today, the party platform, which includes support for same- sex marriage, abortion r ights, and experts for the middle-class. >> coming up, a hotel obliterated and its trade and an actor's life cut tragically short period and carrie engel from valley view farms is here to answer your plant questions. emailed plantquestio tallied officials up the damage after a hotel when up and find an organ over the weekend. it cost $5.6 million in damage c. you can see that the flames were shooting through the roof. it was unoccupied and being used for storage. fire officials have not ruled out arson as a cause. the cleanup continues in the gulf coast states following hurricane isaac. the dam at the state park was in danger of giving way, which forced evacuation's downstream. workers have completed a drainage ditch it to divert more floodwater. hollywood is mourning the loss of actor michael clarke duncan today after he died from complications
. then the keynote from the san antonio mayor. then michelle obama will be delivering her address on primetime on nbc. >> thank you, hallie jackson. >> 75 degrees on tv hill. residents along the gulf coast cleanup from isaac. >> the number one best seller hits bookshelves this morning. >> this is 695 at wilkins avenue. things are moving smoothly. there is some rain in the anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in maryland. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for... question seven this november. vote for question seven. and help build a better future for maryland. >> welcome back. 78 degrees downtown. it is a muggy start. most of the henry rain is gone. there are still some light sprinkles left behind -- most of the heavy rain is gone. you can see the heaviest rain near the top of the screen. a few sprinkles aro
the election. 20 points lower than last time. democrats hope michelle obama can help tonight, urging a big turnout. >> it is our responsibility at whatever age to exercise their rights that people before us fought for us to have. >> i am going to be home watching it with our gross. i am going to try to not let them see their dad cry. because when she starts talking, i get misty. >> mitt romney's running mate continued his counter dnc tour. >> after four years of runaround, what america needs is a turnaround. >> back in charlotte, there is heavy security. some demonstrations with the convention getting started. one hour will be broadcast tonight. michelle obama's speech and the keynote address by san antonio mayor julian castor, who will urge a big hispanic turnout. wbal tv 11 news. back to you. >> martin o'malley is scheduled to address the convention ted 10:00 tonight. >> it is just a few minutes. 10:00 is prime time. it will be televised. and of course that is been prompting buzz about his presidential ambitions. he is considered by many a rising star in the democratic party. have you he
with the prime time speech from first lady michelle obama. we're here live. >>> republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan joins us to talk about where he thinks the presidential race is headed and chris sichl that he played fast and loose with the truth. >>> out and about. the prince makes his first public appearance since those naked las vegas pictures surfaced and poked fun at himself. but it was a cheeky 6-year-old who nearly stole the show. >>> the gentle giant, michael clarke duncan, oscar nominated star of "the green mile" died after a heart attack. tributes are pouring in from some of hollywood's biggest names today, tuesday, some of hollywood's biggest names today, tuesday, september 4th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" tuesday morning, i'm savannah guthrie in charlotte, north carolina. >> i'm matt lauer in new york. savannah, republicans had their moment in the spotlight last week. starting today, down there in charlotte, the democrats will try to grab some of that spotlight for themselves. >> that's right. this conve
. michelle obama will speak. there's a lot of anticipation from delegates to hear her tonight. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> the governor will speak before the democratic national convention. he had to clarify a comment of his that turned into a talking point. when asked if americans are better off today than when the president first in office, the governor flatly said and no. now he is explaining what he meant. >> we are clearly better off as a country because we are now creating jobs rather than losing them. we have not recover all that we lost in the bush recession. that is why we need to continue to move forward. is there anybody that thinks we have recovered all that we lost in the bush recession? we're moving forward and creating jobs. unemployment is down. job creation is up. the positive movements would not happen without the president lost leadership. >> the governor made many appearances on the sunday talk shows. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. we're starting to see some delays on the major
in the loss padres national forest. >>> michelle obama speaks to millions of americans in her prime time address as the democratic national convention gets under way in charlotte, north carolina. the first lady toured the convention arena on monday and plans to speak to minority caucuses the next few days. >>> attorneys for michael jackson state and they are asking that a businessman that collaborated with the singer be paid millions for copy right infringe men. a judge ruled howard mann's did violate the estate copyrights. his attorneys rejected a $2 million sellingment last week. >>> closing argument set today at the murder trial of former chicago area police officer drew peterson. he's accused of killing his third wife kathleen savio found dead in her bathtub in 2004. peterson was charged after his fourth wife stacy peterson disappeared three years later. >>> stunned and devastated. that's how some hollywood heavyweights are feeling after the death of actor michael clarke duncan. duncan died monday in los angeles after suffering a heart in july from which he never fully recovered. he
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